• February 26, 2018 Meeting

    Coppell ISD Board Briefs are highlights of select items from the CISD Board of Trustees meetings.  Click here for a complete list of agenda items, presentations, meeting minutes and a video of the meeting.

    Board Action and Consent Items Highlights 

    District Highlights & Awards 

    Several recent CISD achievements were highlighted at the meeting, including:

    • CISD Maintains AA+ Credit Rating from Fitch and Standard & Poor's
    • Dr. Linda Cook elected as Region D Director for the National Science Education Leadership Association;
    • CISD Athletes Committing to Colleges on National Signing Day;
    • May Voltz, 5th grade designer at Richard J. Lee Elementary, named as a finalist for 2018 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award;
    • CISD Black History Month Activities including CHS and New Tech Honor Societies participation in Race to End Racism forum at SMU; and
    • Texas Public Schools Week March 5-9.

    During the Awards portion of the meeting:

    • Mockingbird Elementary students Richard Chen and Aayush Shah were recognized for their top 4 placement in 2017-2018 National TUFTS Novel Engineering Challenge, and
    • The CISD Child Nutrition Department was recognized for receiving the Texas Department of Agriculture's “Best of the Bunch” Award.

    Discussion and Report Items 

    Bond Issuance Report

    Chief Financial Officer Kelly Penny and Hilltop Securities presented a report on the second bond issuance results to the Board of Trustees.

    Digital Learning Highlights

    Director of Instructional Technology Nancy Garvey shared updates on Digital Learning within CISD.

    Construction Update

    Louis Macias, Executive Director of Facilities and Special Projects, updated the Board on ongoing construction projects, including the new CMS West, Coppell High School 9th Grade Campus, District-wide bathroom renovations, CMS East athletic field renovations and more.

    Strategic Design Update

    Director of Community Engagement Tammy Taylor shared an update on the district’s Strategic Design process.

    School and Staff Safety

    Associate Superintendent Sid Grant and Director of Student and Staff Services Dr. Shane Conklin presented an update on CISD School and Staff Safety.

    Trustees Discussion and Report Items

    Trustees also gave a Legislative Update, and gave reports on the Bond Oversight Committee, Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Risk Management Fund Quarterly Meeting  and the North Texas Area Association of School Boards.

    2017 - 2018 Board of Trustees


        Tracy Fisher       Judy Barbo      Leigh Walker      Susie Kemp       Anthony Hill      Thom Hulme    David Caviness  

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